Amos 5-9: Woe to those who are at ease in Zion.

October 16, 2015. Daily Reading: Amos 5-9. Background: Amos 1-4. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 5 1. Seek the Lord and live: Though the Lord is in the middle of rebuke and Amos’ message has been one of destruction, an ever present characteristic of God is found here as He offers reconciliation to His people. Though…

The Christian mid-life crisis.

November 15, 2014. We all know that point in someone’s life where they go out an buy the sports car they always wanted, a drastic move to another state that they have always been drawn too or even a simple reorganization of life plans, goals and recreation. Though we would never mention it to them…

Comfort kills.

November 9, 2014. I seem to be on this kick lately of wanting a paradigm shift for the church as a whole as I see it in today’s society because our focus is simply not where the focus was in the new testament. We have become so focused on trying to keep the church alive,…

Erasing formalities.

October 19, 2014. Have you ever been able to associate with the sentiment of “It was really cool to get to know so and so outside of his suit and tie environment?” or even “outside of the Sunday morning” environment? I’m sure theres a more elegant way to put that, but I hope you understand…